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Obituaries for July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Mildred G. Caldwell, 98, of Trimble, died Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Beverly Healthcare in Southaven, Miss.

She was a retired employee of Farmer's Bank in Trimble and a member of Trimble United Methodist Church where she played the piano and organ for over 40 years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trimble United Methodist Church with the Rev. Buck Carroll officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery near Jackson. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Marty Brewer and wife, Juanita of Nesbit, Miss., Allen Brewer of Byhalia, Miss. and Pamela Stephens of Lebanon; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Caldwell; a daughter, Ann C. Brewer; a son, Herbert G. Caldwell; a granddaughter, Lee Ann Caldwell; and her a parents, Rilley M. and Adelia Cope Grills.

Pallbearers will be Marty Brewer, Allen Brewer, Jeff Teague, David Newsom, Bobby Pope and Colby Sappington.

The family request that any memorials be directed to Trimble United Methodist Church, 308 East Mitchell, Trimble, TN 38259.

You may sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhom.com.


Mike Reaves, 52, of Dyersburg, TN died July 25, 2011 at his residence. He was a musician and a member of the Sorrell's Chapel Methodist Church. As a member of the band "Full Devil Jacket" they toured worldwide and received a gold record for the soundtrack for the movie SCREAM 3. He was signed to a record deal with the Island/Def Jam label in 1998 and released a self-titled album on Island records in 2000. He continued to pursue his love of music until his death.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Frank Gardner. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Camera, Kevin Bebout, Keith Bebout, Keith Foster, Jonathan Montoya, Josh Brown, Robert Reaves, Larry Davis and Randy Hobbs.

The Reaves family will receive visitors from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday evening, August 1st at the funeral home.

Survivors include his parents Bud and Pat Reaves of Dyersburg, his maternal grandmother, Frances Wiseman of Ripley, his brother Steve Reaves and wife Laurie of Dyersburg, his aunt and uncle Ronnie Wiseman and Dorothy Summers of Ripley, a special friend Carol Edwards of Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Felicia Daniels Reaves.

The Reaves family requests memorials be directed to Community Cancer Fund, PO Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38025-1002.

Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com.


Miss Wanda Ruth Rice, 89, of Dyersburg, TN died Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was owner & photographer of Rice Studio since 1942, a member of First Christian Church and supporter of the Dyersburg Community Concert and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Friday, July 29, 2011 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Rice family will receive visitors Thursday evening from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Survivors include her cousins Rose Marie Berry of Clinton, KY, Linda Dycus Ernst & family of Dyersburg, Richard P. Dycus, Jr. and family of Cynthiana, KY and Robert L. Dycus & family of Long Beach, CA and a great-niece Cristina Royer Lewis of Ocala, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters.

The family requests memorials be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com


Hershel Dean of Obion died Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Newbern Williams Funeral Home.